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OCTOBER 19, 2011

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; and Cheryl Fechter, Office Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; and David Schabel, Rob Green, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the October 5, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and forward Contract to Wade-Trim for signatures for Ricoma Beach Road at a proposed cost of $22,228.70. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to renew a Contract with SAMSA for computer support and maintenance. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #12-2011-03, with Pinconning Township for Bay Arenac County Line Road. Total Estimated Cost is $98,441. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #R-2011-02, with McDowell Construction for Seven Mile Road Culvert. Total Estimated Cost is $14,900. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to authorize six employees to attend the Michigan Chapter of APWA-vehicle maintenance and winter driving tips and operations for snow removal in Frankenmuth on 11/2/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to refer to review request to purchase Retiree Service Credits for Ms. Piesik in the amount calculated by the Bay County Retirement System. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to refer to review the variance to park vehicles a maximum of five feet within the existing Wilder Road right-of-way along the current frontage of O’Connor Auto Outlet. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive an award from our self-insurance carrier that deals with Worker’s Compensation recognizing us for having an exceptional year (2010-2011) with regard to Worker’s Compensation claims. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive Township Invoice Status Report & Township Agreement Schedule. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 9/24/11 through 10/7/11 in the amount of $114,822.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $508,218.02. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 11- 268 through 11-281. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Credit card report – Local bridge program grant received for 2014 for $440,000 for 3 bridges – Midland Road project status – Blue Water meeting on 10/27 at Doubletree Hotel – Crush & shape projects to start Monday – State salt has been delivered.

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Schabel questioned road problems on M-15.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:55 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board